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OPERATE
SKIP
STANDBY
REV
FWD
The region number for this DVD player is 2.
2
If you require any advice or assistance regarding your Sharp product, please visit our web-site
www.sharp.co.uk/support. Customers without Internet access may telephone 0990 274277 during office hour.
DV-720H
DVD Video Player

OPERATION MANUAL

OPEN/CLOSE
PLAY
STILL/PAUSE STOP
NTSC/PAL
MODEL
ON
OPEN/
OPERATE
SETUP
SCREEN
CLOSE
VIRTUAL
ZOOM
DISPLAY
DIMMER
FUNCTION
SUBTITLE
ANGLE
AUDIO
CONTROL
TITLE
MENU
RETURN
ENTER
REPEAT
A B REPEAT
PROGRAM
CLEAR
MEMORY
DIRECT
C
M
REV
FWD
PLAY
RESUME
STILL
PAUSE
STOP
SLOW
F.ADV
SLOW
SKIP
SKIP
DVD VIDEO PLAYER

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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

    DVD VIDEO PLAYER The region number for this DVD player is 2. NTSC/PAL If you require any advice or assistance regarding your Sharp product, please visit our web-site www.sharp.co.uk/support. Customers without Internet access may telephone 0990 274277 during office hour.
  • Page 2 Denna utrustning uppfyller kraven enligt riktlinjerna 89/336/EEC och 73/23/EEC så som kompletteras av 93/68/EEC. Dette produktet oppfyller betingelsene i direktivene 89/336/EEC og 73/23/EEC i endringen 93/68/EEC. Tämä laite täyttää direktiivien 89/336/EEC ja 73/23/EEC vaatimukset, joita on muutettu direktiivillä 93/68/EEC. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 3 —The cord grip is clamped over the sheath of the mains lead and not simply over the lead wires. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT, CONSULT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN. Note: A 3A fuse is also acceptable for a non-rewireable (moulded) plug which is used for this product. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 4: General Information

    SPECIAL FUNCTIONS OTHER INFORMATION Important! Be sure to read this Operation Manual carefully before using the Player for the first time, and keep it on hand for future reference when you experience operational problems. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Skip (Forward/Reverse) ......... 39 Zooming an Image ..........40 VIDEO CD and Audio CD VIDEO VIDEO Playback ..........41 Fast Forward/Fast Reverse ........41 Slow-Motion Play ........... 41 Still/Pause ..............42 Frame Advance ............42 Skip (Forward/Reverse) ......... 42 Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    • Keep the AC power lead away from heating appliances. • Never put any heavy object on the AC power lead. • Do not attempt to repair or reconstruct the AC power lead in any way. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 7: Location And Handling

    Do not use cleaning fluids or humidity, dust, etc.) in which the Player is used. aerosols which could enter the unit and cause Contact your authorized Sharp supplier for details. damage, fire, or electrical shock. These substances may also deteriorate the finish of your Player.
  • Page 8: Types Of Discs That Can Be Played On Your Player

    When the image is disrupted, the Player automatically restores the correct image after 2 or 3 seconds. However, if the normal screen does not reappear, press RESUME to bring up the normal screen again. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 9 Example: VIDEO CD or Audio CD Track 4 Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 5 • Numbers identify each title, chapter, and track on a disc. Most discs have these numbers recorded on them, but some do not. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 10: Features

    (AA, R6 or UM/SUM-3) SCART lead CLEAR MEMORY DIRECT for the Remote control unit PLAY RESUME STILL PAUSE STOP SLOW F.ADV SLOW SKIP SKIP DVD VIDEO PLAYER Operation Manual Quick Start Guide Remote control unit Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 11: Major Components

    Remote control sensor Freezes the video Receives infrared control signals image on the screen from the Remote. Point the and pauses audio Remote at this sensor to perform playback. Player functions. û PLAY Starts playback. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 12 DVD that is currently playing. the total play time of the disc when playback is stopped. Each time DISPLAY on the Remote is pressed, the Player’s front panel display changes. Refer to “Display Information” on page 36. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 13 TV with an S-VIDEO input jack. This type of connection provides superior picture quality. AUDIO OUT jacks Connect a standard audio lead here when connecting to a TV or audio equipment. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 14: Remote Control Unit

    Moves reverse through disc titles, chapters or tracks on a disc. (See pages 39 and 42.) i SKIP à Moves forward through disc titles, chapter or tracks on a disc. (See pages 39 and 42.) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 15 (See pages 39 and 42.) F.ADV Performs reverse or forward frame by frame playback. (See pages 39 and 42.) SLOW Performs slow forward playback of a DVD and VIDEO CD. (See pages 38 and 41.) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 16: Loading The Batteries

    • Incorrect use of batteries may cause them to leak or burst. Read the battery warnings and use the batteries properly. • Do not mix old and new batteries, or mix brands in use. • Remove the batteries if you do not use the Remote for an extended period of time. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 17: Connection

    The factory default setting for the OUTPUT SELECTOR is “VIDEO”. If your TV supports the higher quality modes S-VIDEO or RGB via the SCART, then please set the selector for your preference. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 18: If Your Tv Has Two Scart Sockets

    • Do not connect the Player to a VCR. If you view the Picture on your TV after making the connections shown on the Player right, a picture noise may appear. Connect the Player to your TV directly. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 19: Connecting A Tv Equipped With S-video Input Or Video/audio Input Jacks

    • Connect the Player directly to the TV. If you attempt to view video on a TV connected via a VCR, the copy protection function will scramble the picture. • If you want to listen to the audio through audio equipment, connect only the S-VIDEO or VIDEO lead to the TV. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 20: Connecting To Audio Equipment

    VIDEO/AUDIO lead (commercially available) To amplifier audio input jacks ANALOG INPUT (White) (Red) Jack and Plug Colours Audio Left: White Audio Right: Red Amplifier of stereo system, etc. (No need to connect) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 21: Digital Connection

    With a digital connection, audio cannot be produced from a DVD recorded with Dolby Digital (5.1 channel), Dolby Surround (Pro Logic), DTS or MPEG Audio, so you should use an analogue connection to play such discs. Discs with linear PCM audio should play normally. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 22 Dolby Digital (5.1ch)/ DTS/MPEG Audio processor or amplifier • This connection is not possible if the processor or amplifier to which you want to connect does not have an optical/ coaxial digital input jack. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 23: Setup

    PLAY RESUME STILL PAUSE Auto power-off function STOP • If the Player is stopped and not used in any way for 5 minutes, “SHARP DVD VIDEO PLAYER” appears on the Player’s front SLOW F.ADV SLOW panel display. SKIP SKIP • After another 25 minutes of non-operation, the STANDBY LED indicator lights and the Player enters the Standby mode automatically.
  • Page 24: About The Setup Screen

    OSD LANGUAGE SETUP ENGLISH • Use this setting for selecting OSD languages. FRANÇAIS DEUTSCH ITALIANO ESPAÑOL SVENSKA • Numbers in refer to the pages where the setting NEDERLANDS procedures are described. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 25: Initial Setup (osd Language Setup)

    3 above appears immediately. • You can change OSD LANGUAGE whenever you want. For details, please refer to “OSD LANGUAGE SETUP Setting” on page 35. DVD VIDEO PLAYER Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 26: Tv Mode Setup Setting

    TV. • You must also set the screen mode on your wide-screen TV to “FULL”. The actual appearance of the image depends on the screen mode setting of your wide-screen TV. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 27 RETURN. • If you want to go on and specify other settings (PARENTAL SETUP, AUDIO SETUP, DISC LANGUAGE or OSD LANGUAGE SETUP), press ' or " to display other SETUP screen without pressing RETURN. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 28: Parental Setup Setting

    • When you have finished entering your 4-digit number, (password verification display) appears. • Enter the numbers slowly as each number is stored separately. • Press C (CLEAR) to return to the previous digit. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 29 • On some DVDs, the parental level setting is fixed and cannot be modified. • Some DVDs allow the viewer to temporarily change the parental level setting to view the original scenes. When this prompt appears, input the password to view the original scenes. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 30 If you want to exit the SETUP screen and return to the normal screen, press RETURN. • If you want to go on and specify other settings, press ' or " DVD VIDEO PLAYER to display other SETUP screen without pressing RETURN. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 31: Temporary Parental Level Setting

    • When you have completed the temporary change procedure, press ENTER. (The normal screen reappears.) • This change only applies while the current disc is being played. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 32: Audio Setup Setting

    • ON ....Dolby Digital average audio level is increased so it sounds similar to that of a VIDEO CD/Audio CD. Press SETUP to display the SETUP screen. Use ' or " to select the “ AUDIO SETUP”. AUDIO SETUP COMPRESSION: DIGITAL: BITSTREAM MPEG: BITSTREAM Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 33 Press RETURN to exit the SETUP screen and return to normal screen. • When you have completed the setting above, press RETURN to exit the SETUP screen. However, if you want to specify the “MPEG” setting in succession, proceed to step 1 below. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 34 • If you want to go on and specify other settings, use ' or " to display the other SETUP screen without pressing RETURN. DVD VIDEO PLAYER When playing a disc recorded using DTS, the bitstream type signal is output regardless of the setting of “ DIGITAL” and “MPEG”. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 35: Disc Language Setting

    (––) SPANISH • If you want to use any languages which are not on OSD, proceed to step 1 under “Selecting a language from OTHER” on next page. Press ENTER to confirm the setting. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 36 If you want to exit the SETUP screen and return to the normal screen, press RETURN. • However, if you want to specify other “DISC LANGUAGE” setting in succession, press ENTER and then select the setting item with ' and ". Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 37: Osd Language Setup Setting

    If you want to exit the SETUP screen and return to the normal screen, press RETURN. • If you want to go on and specify other settings, press ' or " to display the other SETUP screen without pressing RETURN. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 38: Display Information

    If the region (locale) number of the disc that you attempt to play differs from the region number of the Player (see page 6), “ REGION CODE ERROR” appears on the TV screen and the disc tray slides out. (The disc cannot be played.) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 39: Dvd

    SKIP SKIP tray slides out. • If the Player is stopped and not used in any way for 5 minutes, “SHARP DVD VIDEO PLAYER” appears on the Player’s front panel display. DVD VIDEO PLAYER Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 40: Dvd Dvd Playback

    • Audio and subtitles are not played back during the fast scan playback. DVD VIDEO PLAYER • On some discs, the slow-motion playback functions are disabled. • Using reverse slow-motion playback with a DVD causes frame-by- frame reverse playback. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 41: Still/pause

    • On some discs, the skip functions are disabled. • The playback image is not displayed during the skip. It resumes DVD VIDEO PLAYER during playback following the skip. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 42: Zooming An Image

    • 1.2×, 1.5×, and 2.0× zoom are approximate magnification values only. The actual image may be somewhat larger or smaller depending on the recording system (NTSC or PAL) that was used to record the disc. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 43: Videoc D C Dvideo Cd And Audio Cd Playback

    • The current track number and playback time are not shown on the screen for VIDEO CDs with PBC recorded (most version 2.0 discs). • On some discs, the slow-motion playback functions are disabled. • The slow-motion playback is disabled for Audio CDs. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 44: Still/pause

    VIDEO CDs with PBC recorded (most version 2.0 discs). When VIDEO CDs are played in PBC mode: • Pressing SKIPà causes the disc to move to the NEXT position. • Pressing À SKIP causes the disc to move to the PREVIOUS position. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 45: Dvd Dvd Playback For Special Functions

    • You can cancel the FUNCTION CONTROL mode by pressing ËSTOP, MENU, TITLE, FWDè, È REV, VIRTUAL, ZOOM, SUBTITLE, ANGLE, AUDIO or DIRECT. • The setting screen is cleared automatically when appears a DVD screen that prompts you to change the scene by pressing ', ", \, or |. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 46 • The number of titles, chapters or times you can input depends on that of the titles, chapters or times recorded on a disc you play. • See page 48 for information about the direct skip functions using the DIRECT button. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 47 • You can exit the FUNCTION CONTROL screen by pressing RETURN. • See page 56 about how to change the settings using the SUBTITLE button, page 55 for the ANGLE button, and page 57 for the AUDIO button. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 48 5. 1 ch Press ENTER to confirm the setting. • You can exit the FUNCTION CONTROL screen by pressing RETURN. • See page 58 about how to change the setting using the VIRTUAL button. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 49: Direct Selection Of Scenes

    When you press M (MEMORY), ENTER or û PLAY, title 2 starts playing. • These functions only operate on DVDs that have a title or menu screen. • Languages not provided on the disc are not displayed. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 50: Direct Skip Function

    (Example) Entering chapter 15 stopped. 15/30 01:30:00 Press ENTER to skip to the chapter you specified. • If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, the specification display disappears. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 51 RESUME STILL PAUSE STOP SLOW F.ADV SLOW Press ENTER to skip to the point you specified. • If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, the specification SKIP SKIP display disappears. DVD VIDEO PLAYER Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 52: Programmed Playback

    Press Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP to stop programmed playback. • On some discs, the programmed playback is disabled. • Up to 20 titles can be programmed. • To exit the “TITLE PROGRAM” screen, press RETURN or Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 53: Chapter Programmed Playback

    Press Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP to stop programmed playback. • Up to 20 chapters can be programmed. • To exit the “CHAPTER PROGRAM” screen, press RETURN or Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 54: Repeat Playback

    Each time REPEAT is pressed, the repeat playback operation changes in the following sequence: Chapter repeat Title repeat • Repeat playback is disabled on some discs. • On discs without chapters, the Player repeats the current title. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 55: A-b Repeat

    • If the front panel display does not show the elapsed playback time while a disc is playing, A-B repeat playback cannot be used for that disc. • The A-B repeat function does not operate in scenes where different camera angles are recorded. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 56: Resume Function

    When you turn off the Player’s power after pressing Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP in step 2 and then you turn it on again and press RESUME, playback resumes from the location which you stored in step 1. This function is disabled on some discs. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 57: Angle Selection

    • If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, playback continues without changing the current angle. Sequence of angle shots DVD VIDEO PLAYER (Example) • This function can only be used for discs on which scenes shot from multiple angles have been recorded. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 58: Subtitle Selection

    • Some DVDs are marked “Forced Display”, indicating that the subtitling cannot be suppressed. With such discs, the subtitles will be displayed even when you select “ OFF” display. This does not indicate a fault with your Player. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 59: Audio Selection

    • About two seconds later, playback continues in the new audio SKIP SKIP format. • If no button is pressed within 10 seconds, playback continues without changing the current audio format. DVD VIDEO PLAYER Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 60: Virtual Dolby (qsurround) Selection

    • VIRTUAL DOLBY (QSURROUND) does not operate when you set the “COMPRESSION” setting in “AUDIO SETUP” to “ON”. • VIRTUAL DOLBY (QSURROUND) does not operate when you are using a Digital connection. • QSURROUND is a trademark of QSound Labs, Inc. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 61: Videoc D

    • The direct time skip function does not operate on disc on which no times are recorded. • The direct track function does not operate during PBC playback of a VIDEO CD. Use the function while disc playback is stopped. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 62: Programmed Playback

    Press ûPLAY to begin playing the programmed tracks. (Press this button while the “TRACK PROGRAM” screen is displayed.) • PROGRAM indicator lights on the front panel display. Press Ë Ë Ë Ë Ë STOP to stop programmed playback. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 63: Repeat Playback

    If the start and end of the section to be repeated are in different tracks, A-B repeat is cancelled. • If the front panel display does not show the elapsed playback time while a disc is playing, A-B repeat playback cannot be used for that disc. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 64: Disc Repeat/track Repeat

    (most version 2.0 discs). • Track repeat cannot be used on some VIDEO CDs or Audio CDs. SLOW F.ADV SLOW Use the Programmed Playback function instead. (See page 60.) SKIP SKIP DVD VIDEO PLAYER Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 65: Audio Selection

    • To play back VIDEO CDs recorded with DTS format, audio mode should be set to “L+R”. The Digital Out signal cannot be output correctly if audio mode is set to “L” or “R”. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 66: Language Code List For Disc Language

    Esperanto Russian Kashmiri Vietnamese Spanish Kinyarwanda Kurdish Volapük Estonian Sanskrit Kirghiz Wolof Basque Sindhi Latin Xhosa Persian Sangho Lingala Yoruba Finnish Serbo- Laothian Fiji Chinese Croatian Lithuanian Faroese Singhalese Zulu Latvian, Lettish French Slovak Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 67: Definition Of Terms

    This is recorded on a VIDEO CD (version 2.0). The scenes or information to be viewed (or listened to) can be selected interactively with the TV monitor by looking at the menu shown Control (PBC) on the TV monitor. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 68 This indicates the play time which has elapsed from the start of a disc or a title. It can be used to find a specific scene quickly. (It may not work with some discs.) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 69 Audio CDs. They enable specific tracks to be located quickly. VIDEO CD This contains recordings of pictures and sound whose quality is on a par with that of videotape. This Player also supports VIDEO CDs with playback control (version 2.0). (VCD) Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 70: Troubleshooting

    Where this is not possible please visit our web-site www.sharp.co.uk/support. Customers without Internet access may telephone 0990 274277 during office hour.
  • Page 71: Specifications

    • The digital output format (optical or coaxial) used in this Player is linear PCM audio sampled at 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz. Linear PCM sound for DVD video discs sampled at 96 kHz cannot be output digitally. Check the disc jacket for information on the audio sampling used. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 72: Disc Handling And Maintenance

    • Never use alcohol, benzine, thinner, cleaning fluid or other chemicals. And do not use compressed air to remove dust. Web-site:www.sharp.co.uk/support Help line:0990 274277 (office hours)
  • Page 73 SHARP CORPORATION Osaka, Japan SHARP ELECTRONICS (U.K.) LTD. Sharp House, Thorp Road, Newton Heath Manchester M40 5BE TINS-3748AJZZ Printed in Malaysia...

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